Definitions of Neve

  1.   The granular snow that feeds a glacier.
  2.   The upper part of a glacier, above the limit or perpetual snow. See Galcier.

Quotes of Neve

  1. I don't know what the big issue is about a kiss with Neve Campbell in Wild Things. It's a role, and I think a bigger issue is made out of it. It was a part I took and it's what the character did, so I did it. – Denise Richards

Usage examples for Neve

  1. “ Rymer, the collector of the Foedera, must have been sadly reduced, by the following letter, I found addressed by Peter le Neve Norroy, to the Earl of Oxford. ” – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  2. Of course the plaza was blessed, and we are even told that Governor Neve made a speech. ” – The Old Franciscan Missions Of California by George Wharton James
  3. On February 3, 1777, the new governor of Alta California, Felipe de Neve arrived at Monterey and superseded Rivera. ” – The Old Franciscan Missions Of California by George Wharton James
  4. Up, and with Sir J. Minnes to White Hall, where we and the rest attended the Duke of York, where, among other things, we had a complaint of Sir William Jennings against his lieutenant, Le Neve one that had been long the Duke's page, and for whom the Duke of York hath great kindness. ” – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  5. It is certain that the arrest of Neve was not due to calculated treachery on the part of Peukert, but rather to indiscretion. ” – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  6. The most striking fact, one which I think I have placed beyond the reach of doubt, is the primitive stratification of the neve or fields of snow,- stratified from the higher regions across the whole course of the glacier to its lower extremity. ” – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  7. We know that the governor, Felipe de Neve chose the town sites with care, for in the whole state there are nowhere more beautiful and fertile spots than San Jose, near the southern end of San Francisco Bay, and Los Angeles, near the famous valley of the San Gabriel River. ” – History of California by Helen Elliott Bandini
  8. It consists of rock waste fallen on the neve and there buried by accumulations of snow, and of that engulfed in the glacier where crevasses have opened beneath a surface moraine. ” – The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton
  9. Ha, Mr. Le Neve – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  10. Neve was sentenced to ten years' prison. ” – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  11. He next did the wall where the high altar is, and the chapel of St Maria della Neve in the church of S. Bartolommeo, for the chapter of the canons of the Pieve, and for the old brotherhood of S. Giovanni de' Peducci he did a number of scenes from the life of that saint, which are now whitewashed over. ” – The Lives of the Painters, Sculptors & Architects, Volume 1 (of 8) by Giorgio Vasari
  12. In this great semicircular space, inclosed by the Jungfrau, the Monch, and the lesser peaks of this mountain group, lies the Aletsch reservoir of snow or neve – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  13. Governor Neve arrived from San Gabriel, inspected the new site, and expressed himself as pleased with all that had been done. ” – The Old Franciscan Missions Of California by George Wharton James
  14. It was with intense delight that Serra received a call from Governor Neve who, in February, 1782, informed him that he was prepared to proceed at once to the founding of the Missions of San Buenaventura and Santa Barbara. ” – The Old Franciscan Missions Of California by George Wharton James
  15. The summer's work included observations also on the comparative movement of the glacier during the day and night, on the surface waste of the mass, its reparation, on the neve and snow of the upper regions, on the meridian holes, the sun- dials of the glaciers, as they have been called. ” – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  16. 87, neve milites collegia in castris habeant. ” – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill
  17. On the 4th of August, 1790, according to a small volume written by Philip Neve Esq. ” – Shakespeare's Bones by C. M. Ingleby

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